Through The Eyes of Carlie Jade

Photo Friday: 39 weeks + 1 day pregnant (February 2016)

Photo Credit: Captured by Kirsty Lee

This photo was taken just over a year ago and I am now doing the final preparations for my baby’s first birthday party. The time has gone so quickly! Here I was 39 weeks + 1 day pregnant. My lovely friend Kirsty kindly took some maternity photos for us. She actually does fantastic landscape photography. You can check out her facebook page here.

Farewell 2016…… Hello 2017

I’m sure a lot of people are looking forward to saying goodbye to 2016. I will always LOVE 2016 as it is the year my baby boy was born. When it comes to my baby the year was very much filled with love. Continue reading “Farewell 2016…… Hello 2017”

Photo Friday: Sunflower Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake!

Who knew that sunflowers could look so pretty on a wedding cake? Not the most traditional wedding flowers but it sure worked! Continue reading “Photo Friday: Sunflower Wedding Cake”

Why do we stay up until midnight on New Years Eve?

Seriously, why? A quick Google search didn’t bring up much – the top results were more about HOW to stay awake. Is it really for the symbolism of a new calendar year? Or just an excuse to party? For a few years now I’ve been feeling that the whole thing is kind of over rated. Continue reading “Why do we stay up until midnight on New Years Eve?”

Cheeky Monkey’s First Christmas

Ahhhh Christmas! It’s always a lovely time of year, where all the family get together in the one place. Or in our case a couple of places to go. This year was extra special as it was Cheeky Monkey’s first Christmas. Continue reading “Cheeky Monkey’s First Christmas”

12 Things: The List 2016/2017 Progress Update

Around the end of June 2016 I made a list of “12 Things” to complete before my next birthday. Below is an update on the progress so far. Continue reading “12 Things: The List 2016/2017 Progress Update”

Photo Friday: Qantas Planes

Qantas Planes

Travel has been on my mind lately so I thought this would be a fitting photo. This was taken on my last trip during a stopover at Melbourne Airport in 2015. Continue reading “Photo Friday: Qantas Planes”

Simply Giving -Donating Toys for Christmas…..

I usually make a few cash donations to various charities through the year. This year however I really wanted to donate toys to a child in need. However, I forgot that most of my local charities have a cut off date of November 30. I did some searching and found this website:

Continue reading “Simply Giving -Donating Toys for Christmas…..”

Photo Friday: Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door

Check out that view!

Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door is located in Verdun, South Australia. Continue reading “Photo Friday: Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door”

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